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can someone give me a heads-up about the manhattan test centers?
is it true that they dont give paper and pencil and instead it's a dry erase board and marker?

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New post 25 Jul 2008, 10:54
young_gun wrote:
can someone give me a heads-up about the manhattan test centers?
is it true that they dont give paper and pencil and instead it's a dry erase board and marker?


yeah no paper or pencil just a plastic sheet and a marker..you cant erase anything on that sheet

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can you get a lot of plastic sheets or just one at a time?
how was the overall experience, noise level, lighting, etc?

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New post 25 Jul 2008, 12:46
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can you get a lot of plastic sheets or just one at a time?
how was the overall experience, noise level, lighting, etc?


i took the test at 500 5th ave test center was quite..but the proctor stupid as bitch came in the middle of the Q to change my sheets..i mean she took my sheet back which still had a page left and went back and came and gave me a new one..i mean why couldnt she just simply bring the new sheet in with her rather then take the sheet go back and come back..wasted a whole 20-30 seconds..

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New post 25 Jul 2008, 13:03
young_gun wrote:
can someone give me a heads-up about the manhattan test centers?
is it true that they dont give paper and pencil and instead it's a dry erase board and marker?


location and board+marker have nothing to do with each other. all locations use the same materials

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New post 26 Jul 2008, 12:51
I had my test at 100 William street in nyc. Ambience was ok, no noise but invigilator denied to provide extra pen or sheets in the beginning. I don't think GMAC has any rule for that; may be it's Pearson special.
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